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Personal and Political: Me Too

Personal and Political: Me Too

In middle school, the boys played a game when they passed me in the hallway. They tried to undo my bra strap. I used to wear a ribbed top in seventh grade that had a zipper that the boys would pull down. In school. During the day. My guidance counselor called my mom...

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Garden of Hope

Garden of Hope

The things that make us smile, or feel joy are not moments we pass over anymore. We absorb them into our bones and try to hold on to the light. This year we did not plant vegetables or add new plants to the garden. Instead, I spread seed in the garden beds and now...

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Time Alone

Time Alone

Alone, I discovered me. I learned to treasure solitude. I've never understood others who do not. My husband flew to California in July to see his Dad and sister. I had intended to go with him, but I changed my mind. A few days before he was to leave, I decided to stay...

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Cooking. For Me

Cooking. For Me

I've discovered that cooking is good self-care. It doesn't have to be about others, or the way into a man's heart or a chore. I have never enjoyed cooking. I've never been the chick who gets all excited when asked to bring something to the potluck. Instead I try to...

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